Dublin City Development Plan: Public Meeting with Patrick Costello TD

Dublin City Development Plan 2022-2028

The Dublin City development plan sets out the framework within which the council will work in the coming years. It covers housing, business and retail, transport, parks, waterways, sports and recreation. All decisions made by the council will be shaped by what is agreed in this plan.

Make Your Voice Heard

Over the remaining time to 22 February, individual residents, community groups, businesses and other organisations can make submissions to the council and have their say on what the development plan should include.

Meetings

In late January the Dublin South-Central Green Party held an online meeting with Ciarán Cuffe MEP to talk about the plan, explain how the consultation process works and how to make submissions.

A second public meeting will be held on Thursday 11th February at 8pm, and will be addressed by Patrick Costello, TD for Dublin South-Central. Prior to his election to the Dáil in 2020, Patrick was a local councillor for the Kimmage-Rathmines area and worked on the previous City Development Plan.

Patrick will offer insight into the process of creating the plan, discuss submissions from previous years, and offer advice on how to make your contributions count. After Patrick’s initial presentation, we will invite local councillors and other attendees to propose their own ideas, talk about actions the council could take, and possibly work on joint submissions.

Dublin City Development Plan: Public Meeting with Patrick Costello TD

Date / Time: Thursday 11 February, 2021 / 20:00

Link to Zoom meeting: https://zoom.us/j/95039948072?pwd=OFNseGErbkwvSmtmQmk2b0graTVMUT09

Meeting ID: 950 3994 8072

Passcode: 708582

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Dublin City Development Plan: Public Meeting with Ciarán Cuffe MEP

Dublin City Development Plan 2022-2028

The Dublin City development plan sets out the framework within which the council will work in the coming years. It covers housing, business and retail, transport, parks, waterways, sports and recreation. All decisions made by the council will be shaped by what is agreed in this plan.

Make Your Voice Heard

Over the next month, individual residents, community groups, businesses and other organisations can make submissions to the council and have their say on what the development plan should include.

The Dublin South-Central Green Party will hold two online meetings to talk about the plan, explain how the consultation process works and how to make submissions.

Meetings

The first meeting will be held via Zoom at 13:00 on Thursday 28th January. It will be addressed by Ciarán Cuffe, MEP for Dublin. Ciarán spent 15 years on Dublin City Council, during which time he was Chair of the Transportation Committee. Details to join this first meeting are included below.

The second meeting will be held on Thursday 11th February at 8pm, and will be addressed by Patrick Costello, TD for Dublin South-Central. Before being elected to the Dáil, Patrick was a local councillor for the Kimmage-Rathmines area.

Both speakers have worked on previous Dublin development plans. They will offer insight into the process of creating the plan, discuss submissions from previous years, and offer advice on how to make your contributions count. After the initial speakers, we will invite local councillors and other attendees to propose their own ideas, talk about actions the council could take, and possibly work on joint submissions.

Dublin City Development Plan: Public Meeting with Ciarán Cuffe MEP

Date / Time: Thursday 28 January, 2021 / 13:00

Link to Zoom meeting: https://zoom.us/j/95039948072?pwd=OFNseGErbkwvSmtmQmk2b0graTVMUT09

Meeting ID: 950 3994 8072

Passcode: 708582

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As 2021 begins…

…we reflect on 2020, a year in which the COVID-19 pandemic brought immense change to the lives and livelihoods of everyone in our constituency, the effects of which are still being acutely felt as Ireland enters a third lockdown. Believe it or not, 2020 was also the year in which the people of Dublin South-Central elected their first ever Green Party TD as our grassroots campaign and a groundswell of support from local voters carried Patrick Costello across the line.

Looking ahead to 2021 we wish everyone who lives, works, studies or plays in DSC a peaceful and prosperous New Year. We look forward to an eventual return to relative normality, but we also recognise that we have a role to play in shaping our shared future if we are to tackle persisting challenges of social injustice and environmental degradation. Let’s embrace 2021 as it brings with it a sense of renewed hope, optimism and the opportunity to deliver sustainable growth and prosperity for all.

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Pocket Forests

A social enterprise planting small native forests in gardens and urban areas to bring biodiversity to your neck of the woods.

Contact: https://www.pocketforests.ie/

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Dublin Cycling Campaign

DCC are an independent, voluntary group lobbying local and national government to bring about improved conditions for cyclists and greater recognition of the benefits of cycling. They were instrumental in getting the 30km/h speed limit put in place in Dublin and have been very supportive of the introduction of the Dublin Bikes. They have been working both behind the scenes and in the media spotlight since 1993. They are represented on the Transportation “Strategic Policy” (or policy forming) committees in Dublin City, Fingal, South Dublin and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Councils and were nominated as one of the consultative bodies during the preparation of the government’s National Cycle Policy Framework.

For more, or to join, see https://www.dublincycling.com/cycling/contact

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To it, Not Through It: Inchicore Mobility Plan

The “To It, Not Through It” Plan for Inchicore village implements the central aims of Dublin City Council’s Mobility Intervention Programme:

  • To ensure safe access to and movement within Dublin City for all users;
  • To provide sufficient movement capacity to cater for the changed travel patterns;
  • To support the economic recovery of the city and the region.

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Contact: Lauren@Tuite.Family

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Mapping Green Dublin

A collaborative action research project led by UCD’s School of Geography in collaboration with arts organisation Common Ground, artist Seoidín O’Sullivan and event facilitators Connect the Dots. It will take place across Dublin 8 from 2019 – 2020 and is funded by the EPA. Mapping Green Dublin’s first task is to map the span and territories of trees and green space across Dublin 8, identifying their location and quality, identifying green space deficits and future needs.

Contact: https://dublintrees.wordpress.com/

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Victory Patrick Costello T. D.

In the end the transfers all fell the right way and we have a new green T D for Dublin South Central – thanks to all who trusted us!

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The moment of election!
Selfie after signing on to 33rd Dail
Selfie after signing on to 33rd Dail
Courtesy The Irish Times Election Results Supplement 11 Feb 2020

Now the real work begins: Housing, Health, Education, Jobs – all wrapped up in Climate Change

“I think that air pollution is the most serious one because it would affect everyone indiscriminately. There is no way to avoid it, there is no element of luck involved.” 

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#GE2020 Patrick Costello #1

Vote Number 1 for a better Ireland

PATRICK COSTELLO is the Green Party candidate for the Dublin South Central constituency in next month’s election to Dail Eireann. We’re looking for your first preference #1 vote. 

Raised, educated, living and working in the Rathgar/ Rathmines/ Ranelagh area. After attending school, Cosi studied psychology in UCD and received a masters in social work from Trinity. A decade working with vulnerable communities, most recently as a Child Protection Social Worker, has given hands-on experience of the tough circumstances affecting families across our locality at present. Ten years of volunteering have shown that it takes involvement to build a community and hard work to make things better.

Cosi & Hazel
Cosi & Hazel by the Liffey

Elected to Dublin City Council in 2019, Cosi represents the Kimmage-Rathmines Ward and is a member of the ‘Traffic & Transport SPC’. For the Green Party, Cosi is the ‘Spokesperson for Transport’. He is active in Dublin Cycling campaigns to create a joined up network of safe, direct cycle ways across the city connecting homes, shops, schools, work and play

‘Late night LUAS’ in Nassau St Dublin.
Commit to 5-year Plan to build the Underground Metro now.
Build Now, Save later.
Repeat in Cork, Galway
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Climate change and bio-diversity loss is hitting harder and accelerating faster than many people predicted. For younger constituents – environmental issues are even more pressing and top their list of concerns both in the short and long term.

We need to reduce our overall energy demand and we believe it is possible with a combination of technological advances, regulatory decisions and positive behavioural change to meet European targets. Instead of asking “Can we afford to take climate action?”, we need to be asking “Can we afford not to?”

Postering Jan 2020
Postering City Streets in January 2020

Overruns in Health spending, delays in the delivery of the National Children’s Hospital, and ever-increasing waiting lists have seriously harmed the welfare of patients and service users, as well as hitting people in their pockets. We believe that health policy is best addressed through cross-party consensus and therefore support the Sláintecare plan and commit to adequately funding healthcare reform through that framework

We want to invest in clean public transport, walking and cycling at a much higher rate and give commuters viable alternatives to driving private cars.

We have a long-term vision for housing for the 21st century – warm, comfortable and efficient homes in sustainable, active communities supported by excellent travel and transport options

Join Dublin Cycling for the #LiffeyCycle to send the message that Dublin’s future is a healthy, liveable, people-friendly city.

We consider that sustainable economic and welfare policies are the best and most effective manner in which to achieve social justice into the future. Citizens and residents of Ireland can no longer be conceived of as merely economic units within a market structure. We recognise the value of caring, of community activism and commit to the right of all people to fulfill their basic economic needs.

The next decade is critical. There’s a mammoth task ahead, but the Irish people have long been ahead of the politicians in their desire to face up to the climate & biodiversity crises we face.

Door-to-door Canvasing Crumlin 19th January 2020

We CAN do this, but we need YOUR help to make this a #GreenDecade. #wantgreenvotegreen. We need you and your family & friends to vote Costello, Patrick #1

Pease contact me directly and let me know whether you share these objectives and if you would be interested in working with me to make them happen.
Councillor Patrick Costello
Richard O’Carroll Room, City Hall, Dublin 2
Work mobile: 0879431494
Work: patrick.costello@dublincity.ie

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GE2020 Patrick Costello Vote#1

Patrick Costello 2020

PATRICK COSTELLO is the Green Party candidate for the Dublin South Central constituency. Remember “Cosi is deadly!”

Raised, educated, living and working in the Rathgar/ Rathmines/ Ranelagh area. After attending school, Cosi studied psychology in UCD and received a masters in social work from Trinity. A decade working with vulnerable communities, most recently as a Child Protection Social Worker, has given hands-on experience of the tough circumstances affecting families across our locality at present. Ten years of volunteering have shown that it takes involvement to build a community and hard work to make things better.

Elected to Dublin City Council, Cosi represents the Kimmage-Rathmines Ward. For the Green Party, Cosi is the ‘Spokesperson for Transport. He is active in Dublin Cycling campaigns to create a joined up network of safe, direct cycle ways across the city connecting homes, shops, schools, work and play

Smart planning of services and public facilities can improve our quality of life and strengthen our Irish community taking the best of European practices.

Transparency, sustainable and prosperous growth are needed more than ever as our country responds to changing times caused by the global Climate Emergency.

The next decade is critical. There’s a mammoth task ahead, but the Irish people have long been ahead of the politicians in their desire to face up to the climate & biodiversity crises we face.



We CAN do this, but we need YOUR help to make this a #GreenDecade. #wantgreenvotegreen. We need you and your family & friends to vote Costello, Patrick #1

Please contact me directly and let me know whether you share these objectives and if you would be interested in working with me to make them happen.
Councillor Patrick Costello
Richard O’Carroll Room, City Hall, Dublin 2
Work mobile: 0879431494
Work: patrick.costello@dublincity.ie

Cosi & Hazel
Cosi & Hazel by the Liffey
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